2012 MEAC Tournament: North Carolina Central Blows Away Maryland-Eastern Shore, 60-41

The North Carolina Central Eagles took care of business, drubbing the Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks 60-43 in the first round of the MEAC Tournament Tuesday evening.

The Eagles stuffed the Hawks offense into shooting just 34.9 percent for the game and committing 24 turnovers. Although Maryland-Eastern Shore was able to win the battle on the glass 37-24, their mental mistakes did them in.

Three Eagles scored in double figures, with Dominique Sutton leading the way with 13 points. Ebuka Anyanora added 11 points, while Justin Leemow was able to score 10 points.

Hawks guard Percy Woods scored a game high 10 points, but received little help from his teammates.

North Carolina Central will now face the winner of tonights Bethune-Cookman-South Carolina State game Thursday at 9 p.m.

For more updates on the MEAC Tournament, keep it to this StoryStream. For all the lastest news around college basketball, please visit our SB Nation NCAA Basketball Hub Page.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation DC

You must be a member of SB Nation DC to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation DC. You should read them.

Join SB Nation DC

You must be a member of SB Nation DC to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation DC. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.